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Dependent Child of Divorced or Separated Parents or Parents Who Live Apart; Hearing

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.


This document contains a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to a claim that a child is a dependent by parents who are divorced, legally separated under a decree of separate maintenance, agreement, or who live apart at all times during the last 6 months of the calendar year.


The public hearing is being held on April 3, 2008, at 10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the hearing by March 26, 2008.


The public hearing is being held in Room 2615, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.

Send submissions to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-149856-03), Room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-149856-03), Couriers Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC or sent electronically, via the IRS internet site via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at (IRS-REG-149856-03).

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Concerning the regulations, Victoria Driscoll (202) 622-4920; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Regina Johnson (202) 622-7180 (not toll free numbers).

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The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed regulations (REG-149856-03) that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 (72 FR 24192).

The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written comments by July 31, 2007, must submit an outline of the topics to be discussed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic (signed original and eight (8) copies).

A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments.

After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the hearing.

Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

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LaNita Van Dyke,

Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Associate Chief Counsel, Legal Processing Division (Procedures and Administration).

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[FR Doc. E8-5451 Filed 3-17-08; 8:45 am]